Archive for July, 2010

Keyword Search

For your reading pleasure, here is a list of the top 100 resume keyword search phrases used by recruiters and hiring managers on Monster over a three month period.  Kinda interesting if you’re feeling bored on this summer days.  Are there any phrases you should be adding to your resume?? Sales Recuiter Administrative assistant Accountant […]

3 Ways to Ace Your Job Interview with Social Media

Dan Klamm is the Outreach & Marketing Coordinator at Syracuse University Career Services, where he advises students on using social media for career success. Connect with him on Twitter @DanKlamm. Succeeding at a job interview is all about coming prepared: Doing company research and being able to articulate how your unique skills and experiences are […]

Fashion Friday: Office BBQ

It’s about that time – you’ve worked hard at your job all summer, and now it’s time to let loose and enjoy your coworkers in a less pressure-filled environment.  Hot dogs, brats, pasta salad.  This is what summer is all about!But work parties can bring new confusions and summer BBQs are no exception.  What do […]

Attention Gustie Graduates of 2010!

Gusties:On August 1 your G-Net account will be turned off.As an alum you have access to the Gustavus Alumni G-Net. You may access that account with the following: Go to the Gustavus Home PageNext go to the Alumni page by clicking on the Alumni Tab at the top.Next look to the left of the page […]

Hard to be Chosen

HOUSTON — Alneada Biggers, Harvard class of 2010, was amazed this past year when she discovered that getting into the nation’s top law schools and grad programs could be easier than being accepted for a starting teaching job with Teach for America. Ms. Biggers says that of 15 to 20 Harvard friends who applied to […]

Cheaters Stopped

In Orlando, FL the frontier in the battle to defeat student cheating is changing and moving forward at the testing center of the University of Central Florida. No gum is allowed during an exam: chewing could disguise a student’s speaking into a hands-free cellphone to an accomplice outside. The 228 computers that students use are […]

Turd Ferguson

Hope your summer job or internship is going along swimmingly!  In case you’ve hit a rut, watch this highly career-related video for a little pick-me-up 😉

Keep the Spirit Year Round

The Fourth of July is such a fantastic holiday – always spent with family, proud of all the wonderful aspects of being an American, grilling delicious food, and ooh-ing and aah-ing over fireworks.  Is it a day of inspiration for you too?  How about keeping that feeling year-round by becoming a government employee? USAJOBS is the […]